Microsoft Joins the Triple-A Club

The software giant is added to the select list of nonfinancial U.S. companies with S&P's highest credit rating

The exclusive U.S. triple-A ratings club—those nonfinancial U.S. corporations with Standard & Poor's top credit rating—gained a new member on Sept. 22. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its AAA corporate credit rating and A-1+ short-term and commercial paper ratings to Redmond (Wash.)-based Microsoft Corp. (MSFT). The outlook is stable.

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